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We performed a comparison between SafeNet Authentication Manager and Yubico YubiKey based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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"Scalable and stable.""The most valuable feature of SafeNet Authentication Manager is authentication.""I like how the solution allows me to support different types of hardware tokens and integrate with OTP."

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"The most valuable feature of Yubico YubiKey is security."

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Cons
"The stability could improve.""Lacks integration with other platforms.""The solution should allow for support of multi-tenant architecture."

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"Yubico YubiKey is inconvient. No one likes the idea of having to put a USB device into the system, having to remember to take it out, and having passwords. It may be very good for security but it is not great for people to use."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer:I'd like to see integration with other platforms.
Top Answer:I'm a director of the company and we are customers of SafeNet.
Top Answer:Hi @Gunter Schatteman, ​ DigiCert PKI Platform and Yubico Yubikey can work together to achieve the highest level of security using certificate-based authentication. DigiCert is a Certificate… more »
Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Yubico YubiKey is security.
Top Answer:Yubico YubiKey is inconvient. No one likes the idea of having to put a USB device into the system, having to remember to take it out, and having passwords. It may be very good for security but it is… more »
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Overview
SafeNet Authentication Manager (SAM) is a comprehensive versatile authentication server that allows organizations to implement a future-ready strong authentication strategy for securing local and remote access to numerous corporate resources using a single authentication back end. SAM supports a broad range of authentication methods and form factors – including context-based authentication with step-up capabilities, one-time password (OTP), X.509 certificate-based tokens, and software tokens – enabling organizations to meet different assurance levels and address numerous use cases.
The YubiKey works with hundreds of enterprise, developer and consumer applications, out-of-the-box and with no client software. Combined with leading password managers, social login and enterprise single sign on systems the YubiKey enables secure access to millions of online services.
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Sample Customers
Exostar, Fraser Health, BSkyB, SETMA, Beckman Coulter, Sunrise Health Region, Seattle Children's, AXA Technology Services, Baker Tilly, University of Poland, Devon IT, Pfizer, SEW-EURODRIVE, SYSteam
Google Inc., Salesforce, Novartis, Facebook, GitHub, CERN, Duke University, Code Enigma, Luther Burbank High School, ZorgSaam, Agfa, Santa Clara County Fire Department, Dyson Ltd, Portugal Telecom, Boral, Canonical Ltd
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider16%
Computer Software Company16%
Government12%
Financial Services Firm8%
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Comms Service Provider19%
Computer Software Company17%
Government13%
Manufacturing Company6%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise65%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise57%
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SafeNet Authentication Manager is ranked 13th in Authentication Systems with 3 reviews while Yubico YubiKey is ranked 1st in Passwordless Authentication with 1 review. SafeNet Authentication Manager is rated 7.6, while Yubico YubiKey is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of SafeNet Authentication Manager writes "Responsive support, effective authentication, but stability could improve". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Yubico YubiKey writes "Secure, stable, and simple setup". SafeNet Authentication Manager is most compared with Microsoft Authenticator, Fortinet FortiToken, RSA Authentication Manager, Duo Security and CRYPTOCARD BlackShield, whereas Yubico YubiKey is most compared with Microsoft Authenticator, RSA SecurID Access, Fortinet FortiToken, Duo Security and HID PIV.

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